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Camellia cuspidata var. chekiangensis Sealy

Habit: shrub, tree

Plant Height (m): 1-5 m

Elevation (m): 450-1000 m

Distribution: China: Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang

Young Branch: glabrous, pubescent, stramineous, tenuous

Leaf upper surface: glabrous, midrib hairy

Leaf texture: leathery

Leaf lower surface: glabrous

Leaf length (cm): 5-11 cm

Leaf width (cm): 1.5-4 cm

Leaf shape: oblong-elliptic, elliptic, oblong-lanceolate

Leaf margin: serrulate

Leaf apex: caudate

Leaf base: broadly-cuneate, cuneate

Petiole length (mm): 2-5 mm

Petiole: glabrous, hirsute

Flower: solitary, 2-5 flowers clustered

Flower position: axillary, subterminal

Flower diameter (cm): 2-3 cm

Pedicel: present

Pedicel length (cm): 0.2-0.3 cm

Bractlet number: 4

Bractlet: persistent

Bractlet shape: ovate

Branchlet length (mm): 1-2 mm

Bractlet hairiness: pubescent outside

Sepal: margin membranous, persistent

Sepal number: 5

Sepal shape: broadly ovate, suborbicular

Sepal hairiness: pubescent on both sides

Petal number: 5-7

Petal color: white

Petal shape: obovate, broadly obovate

Petal apex: retuse, truncate

Petal length (mm): 13-22 mm

Petal width (mm): 10-16 mm

Stamen length (mm): 15-18 mm

Filaments hairiness: glabrous

Filaments: the base of outer filaments connate into a short tube

Ovary: glabrous

Ovary shape: ovate

Relative length of stamens and styles: equal

Style hairiness: glabrous

Style: 3-cleft

Fruit shape: orbicular

Fruit diameter (cm): 1-1.2 cm

Seed number per locule: 1

Seed shape: suborbicular

Seed color: brown


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